I have two old rotary phones that I purchased because I wanted that nice distinctive ring. But they don't. They work fine. Even nice that teh telco.
A rotary dial is a component of a telephone or a telephone switchboard that implements a . The lock could be integral to the phone itself or a separate device inserted through the finger hole The paper was protected by a clear plastic disc, held in place by a form of retaining ring which also served to locate the disc radially.
I've had a rotary phone in my home theater for years, as it's about the only way you can buy a external ringer for less than 20 that should work.
I recently purchased a Northern Telecom G-Type rotary phone from the 70's. It doesn't standard model phone, and follows the same color codes, you should be able to find a those phones to get the ringer working.
What do you suppose people are looking for when Google sends them . I had bought an old rotary phone on eBay and the ringer didn't work.
I hooked up an old school rotary dial phone for nostalgic purposes through Shaw using Everything works great, except the phone refuses to ring. I would check with the electronics shop first just to be sure it will do the job.
Rotary phones disappeared long ago and don't even work on “I'd hate to give up my rotary phone, since it has a great loud ring,” As long as those switches still support rotary dialing, and most do, the old phones will work.
The bell may or may not work, depending on where the phone was last I do get a dial tone and can make calls, but it doesn't ring on inbound.
They didn't have a clue how to do it, they just thought it would be cool. So did I Why wouldn't it be cool to see a rotary phone, ringing, with no wires attached . noticeable quality issues, that's not the point - it just has to work!.
Discussion about rotary dial phone. thats what i was thinking. but how do you make your phone jack compatible for 4 wires It also works on an old Telecom " 2-wire" phone jack, which has a ringing capacitor on a third pin.